Beach Haven, New Jersey

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Beach Haven, New Jersey

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High Points

Beach Haven strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New Jersey):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Beach Haven Walking and Biking to Work
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Beach Haven Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Beach Haven Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Beach Haven Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Beach Haven College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Beach Haven Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Beach Haven People in Middle Class or Better
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Beach Haven Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Beach Haven, New Jersey

Comparing Beach Haven to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New Jersey (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 6
Well-Paid Single Men 10 6
Female Share of the Population 8 10
Racial Diversity 7 2
Male Share of the Population 3 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 3
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 6
College Educated Adults 10 7
People Above Poverty 10 7
People in Middle Class or Better 9 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Public Transportation Use 9 3
Working at Home 5 5
Short Commute Times 3 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
People Living Alone 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Housing Recently Built 4 5
Affordability of Rents 1 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 6 5
Low Property Crime 1 1

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Beach Haven Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles S of Toms River, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 56 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Ocean
Standard Zip Codes 08008
Phone Area Codes 609
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.559
Longitude -74.243

Beach Haven Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 40.5 inches
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
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Beach Haven Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,278 100%
Male 595 46.6%
Female 683 53.4%
Under 18 219 17.1%
18+ 1,059 82.9%
65+ 354 27.7%
Median Age 48.6
Average Family Size 2.8
White 1,263 98.8%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 7 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 6 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 60 4.7%

Estimated Beach Haven Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,352
Growth 74
Growth % 5.8%

Beach Haven Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 24.1%
German 14.4%
Italian 13.5%
English 10.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6%
US/American 5.4%
Scottish 3.5%
Polish 3%
Hungarian 2.4%
Dutch 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Swedish 2%
Welsh 1.6%
Norwegian 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Russian 1.5%
Croatian 0.9%
European 0.7%
Slovak 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Austrian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Danish 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Armenian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Eastern European 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Beach Haven, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Brant Beach (08008)
Harvey Cedars Boro (08008)
High Bar Harbor (08008)
Long Beach Township (08008)
Loveladies (08008)
North Beach (08008)
Ship Bottom Boro (08008)
Surf City Boro (08008)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Beach Haven 1,278 $68,036
Brigantine 12,594 $51,679
Harvey Cedars 359 $69,722
Long Beach 3,329 $59,833
Ship Bottom 1,384 $60,417
Surf City 1,442 $50,268
Tuckerton 3,517 $49,528

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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Ship Bottom, New Jersey 89.5   37.1% 26.9% 25.4% 30 $60,417 3.4% 3.7% 1,384 8.2% 69.4 57% 2.2
2. Stone Harbor, New Jersey 87.5   39.8% 38.7% 43.8% 24 $67,250 2.4% 1.2% 1,128 3.5% 72.7 74.4% 2.7
3. Avalon, New Jersey 85.2   33.6% 32.7% 37.9% 29 $72,750 2.8% 1.3% 2,143 4.3% 86.8 70% 3.3
4. Bradenton Beach, Florida 83   40.1% 24.9% 24.5% 26 $46,583 2.4% 1.5% 1,482 7.3% 63.4 43.6% 2.7
5. Avon-by-the-Sea, New Jersey 81.1   44% 22.3% 48% 37 $80,605 5% 2.9% 2,244 2.7% 42.3 21.5% 0.5
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